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CBI: Scam in NEET Medical Exams – Student Suicides

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Scam in NEET Medical Exams

A scam was discovered during the National Eligibility Entrance exam(NEET) which is scheduled for 12 September 2021. A plan is being made using proxies in order to take the NEET test. CBI added that this scandal has caused protests over suicides of students crushed by their exam results.

About Scam:

About Scam in NEET

RK Education Career Guidance is an Maharashtra located company. The coach’s director Parimal Kotapalliwar as well as other students have been implicated for the investigation. There is also a claim that the applicants were promised that they would be accepted into medical colleges of the government, and they were charged Rs50 lakh.

CBI FIR:

CBI FIR

Parimal Kotapalliwar has contacted medical aspirants with the assurance that they will be granted admission into hospitals run by the government through a fraudulent method of practice. It was also discovered that through contacting parents of the students involved, they are told by the director of the RK Education center to get admission into government medical schools through manipulating the exam process as well as by employing proxy candidates.

Scandal Investigation:

Scandal Investigation

It is discovered from the parent’s perspective that the kids were required to deposit a post-dated check of determined amount, determined amount and marking sheets for the student. These is to be returned by the coach after receiving the payment. All information about the user’s ID and passwords are gathered by director Parimal Kotapalliwar along with his collaborators. It’s also known that they’ve made use of mixing of photos to facilitate participants to take part in the exam. They also have made fake Aadhar copy, and assured applicants to receive answers to their questions.

Wrapping Up

The news of the scam in NEET exam has caused MK Stalin, CM of Tamil Nadu, so much that he gave an emotional speech following the three suicides by medical aspirants.

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1st Cases In Andhra, Chandigarh; India’s Omicron Count Now 38: 10 Points

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Omicron

Omicron cases are increasing and there are cases of Covid-19 variant in Delhi, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. 

There are fresh Omicron patients risen to 38 as 1 each in Chandigarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. 

Top news related to Omicron 

There was the first case in Nagpur, Maharashtra. A 40-year-old man came back from South Africa via Delhi. He was tested positive at the airport on December 6.There was the 18th case of omicron on December 11 and 12.In Kerala’s Ernakulam, a patient returned from the UK via Abu Dhabi and tested positive for Omicron. Till then, he was home quarantined and his family members and other passengers were home quarantined. A 20-year-old who came from Italy tested positive. A man who returned from Ireland to Andhra Pradesh was tested positive for Omicron. Maharashtra has the maximum number of cases.The ICMR unit in Assam has developed a new testing kit to detect Omicron in two hours.The WHO warned the nations of the Asia Pacific region to boost healthcare capacity and full vaccinate their people.

Conclusion 

The Omicron strain is considered to be highly transmissible and it has spread to almost 59 nations.

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India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

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India's Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu, a 21 year old from India, represented India at the 70th Miss Universe 2021 which was held at Eilat, Israel. 

In 2000, Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe.

She was presented the crown by Andrea Meza,  the former Miss Universe of 2020 from Mexico which was live-streamed all across the world.

The first runner up was from Paraguay and second runner up was from South Africa.

About the Miss Universe event 

In the top three rounds, the contestants were asked what advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today?

Harnaaz Sandhu answered this question amazingly. She said the biggest pressure the youth of today is facing,  is to believe in themselves.  To know that you are unique makes you beautiful.  Stop comparing yourselves with others and let’s talk about more important things that are happening worldwide.  Come out and speak for yourself,  because you’re the leader of your life.  You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself and that is why I am standing here today. 

Conclusion 

Her powerful answer made the beauty top 3 of calling for less talk and more action.

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

The proposal from the government which addresses the pending issues has been accepted by farmer unions and the farmer union will be meeting the government on Thursday (9th December 2021) at noon.

Farmer union to meet the government and decide further movement

The farmer union, SKM (Samyukta Kisan Morcha) accepted the government proposal which addresses the pending issues of farmers.

It was on Tuesday (7th December 2021) when the central government sent the draft to the farmer union which is a five-member committee. Sources have indicated that once the final draft of the proposal agreed by both the parties is received by the union, the farmers’ protest which started on 26 November 2020 will end.

The issues listed in the draft were Surety on Minimum Support Price, withdrawal of the draft Electricity Amendments Bill, 2020/2021, withdrawal of criminal cases against the farmers, and also compensation for the families of farmers who died during the protest.

The SKM said that they will be meeting the government at Singhu Border on Thursday at noon to come up with a formal decision and later end the protest.

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